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'''Nick Begich''' was a US congressman.
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On October 16, 1972, he and [[House Majority Leader]] [[Hale Boggs]], of [[Louisiana]], were two of the four men on board a twin engine [[Cessna 310]] when the [[plane]] disappeared during a flight from Anchorage to [[Juneau, Alaska|Juneau]]. Also on board were Begich's aide, Russell Brown, and the pilot, Don Jonz.<ref name=FamousMissing>{{cite web|accessdate=April 15, 2007
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|publisher=Check-Six}}</ref> The four were heading to a campaign fundraiser for Begich. All four were presumed to have died in the crash of a light aircraft in Alaska in 1972; their bodies were never found.
 
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Revision as of 02:05, 14 July 2019

Person.png Nick Begich  Rdf-icon.png
BornNicholas Joseph Begich
1932-04-06
Eveleth, Minnesota
Died1972-10-16 (Age 40)
Alaska
Cause of death
plane crash
Alma materSt. Cloud State University, University of Minnesota, University of Colorado, University of North Dakota
Children • Mark
• Nichelle
• Stephanie
• Tom
• Paul
• Nick
SpousePegge Begich
Victim ofpremature death
PartyDemocratic
A US congressman whose small plane disappeared without trace in Alaska, together with Hale Boggs and two other men.

Nick Begich was a US congressman.

Death?

On October 16, 1972, he and House Majority Leader Hale Boggs, of Louisiana, were two of the four men on board a twin engine Cessna 310 when the plane disappeared during a flight from Anchorage to Juneau. Also on board were Begich's aide, Russell Brown, and the pilot, Don Jonz.[1] The four were heading to a campaign fundraiser for Begich. All four were presumed to have died in the crash of a light aircraft in Alaska in 1972; their bodies were never found.

6 April 1932|16 October 1972|


References

  1. "Hale Boggs — Missing in Alaska". Famous Missing Aircraft. Check-Six. Retrieved April 15, 2007.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "Scribunto").


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